Annual/five-yearly dry riser maintenance course

Annual/five-yearly dry riser maintenance course

According to the new CCV Fire-fighting Equipment Maintenance 3.0 certification scheme, it is mandatory to have a qualified maintenance expert for work on dry risers.

2 training options

1. The engineer who performs the annual checks and maintenance and can also perform the certified five-yearly maintenance including pressure-testing the pipe(s).

This form of training is intended mainly for small fire extinguisher maintenance experts at a REOB accredited maintenance company who perform the annual inspection and maintenance of dry risers plus the five-yearly maintenance including pressure testing the pipe(s).

2. The engineer who performs the annual checks and maintenance, but no five-yearly maintenance such as pressure-testing the pipe(s).

This form of training is mainly aimed at small fire extinguisher maintenance experts at a REOB accredited maintenance company who perform the annual inspection and maintenance of dry risers.

Admission requirements/existing qualifications

Participants are expected to be able to speak and write Dutch, to have the necessary work experience, affinity with technical fire protection and at least be in possession of the Fire-fighting Equipment Maintenance Expert (ODB/REOB) diploma. They must also be in possession of the NEN1594 standard and have studied it prior to the training.

Programme for annual maintenance course, NO pressure testing (theory and practice)

+ NEN1594
+ Visual inspection of a dry riser
+ Visual inspection of connection points and valves
+ Attachment of the dry riser
+ Check for the presence of symbols
+ Replacing a hydrant/seal

+ Replacing stem packing
+ Checking and securing a hand wheel
+ Checking and securing the Storz coupling
+ High-pressure dry riser
+ Theory exam

Training programme for five-yearly maintenance, INCLUDING pressure testing the pipe (theory and practice)

+ NEN1594
+ Visual inspection of a dry riser
+ Visual inspection of connection points and valves
+ Attachment of the dry riser
+ Check for the presence of symbols
+ Checking and securing a hand wheel
+ Checking and securing the Storz coupling

+ Making a connection to a dry riser
+ Pressure-testing a dry riser
+ Maintaining and testing the pressure unit
+ Replacing a hydrant/seal
+ Replacing stem packing
+ High-pressure dry riser
+ Theory and practice exam

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